This book begins with a brief description of the legal foundations of the corporative labor relations system in Brazil. It analyzes strike activity in Brazil as it increased in frequency and intensity from 1945 to 1963 while undergoing fundamental changes in composition.
Table of Contents
Foreword -- Introduction -- State Influence on Industrial Relations in Brazil -- Industrialization and Working-Class Strikes in Brazil: 1945–1980 -- Strikes, Economic Fluctuations, and the Power of the State -- The Transformation of Strikes and Working-Class Organization in the Era of Populism -- Working-Class Organizations During the Repressive Years: 1964–1977 -- The Revival of Industrial Strikes: 1978–1980 -- Labor Unrest in the 1980s -- Conclusion: A Note on Theories of Strike Activity -- Appendix: Additional Secondary Data Tables
Salvador A.M. Sandoval